English Language and Literature

Fall Semester 2018

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Introduction to Theatre
ENGL.1003.A
Whittaker, RobinT TH11:30AM-12:50PM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to the role, practice, and study of theatre in society. Students are introduced to key concepts and material elements in the study and practice of theatre through exposure to dramatic and historical texts, acting techniques, the technical elements of theatre, and local theatre attendance and reflection. The course is a hybrid lecture/studio course, and open to all students.

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.A1
Klein, AndrewM W F10:30AM-11:20AM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.B1
McConnell, KathleenM W F11:30AM-12:20PM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.C1
Morgan, DawnM W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.D1
Allen, EllaW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.E1
Tremblay, AnthonyT TH01:00PM-02:20PM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

Research Methods in English
ENGL.2013.A
Klein, AndrewM W F12:30PM-01:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An introduction to the discipline and practice of English; specifically, the use of research and scholarly sources in academic writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1006.

Research Methods in English
ENGL.2013.B
Morgan, DawnM W F10:30AM-11:20AM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An introduction to the discipline and practice of English; specifically, the use of research and scholarly sources in academic writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1006.

Creative Writing Skills
ENGL.2113.A
McConnell, KathleenM W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] A course for students interested in writing poetry, prose, and/or scripts. Along with writing assignments and workshopping (critiquing each others' work), students give presentations or blog on topics that will help them develop writing skills. This course is also open to first-year students. Prerequisite: 5-10 page sample of work submitted to the instructor at least a week before registration, or ENGL 2123.

Acting & Theatre Prod. I
ENGL.2213.A
Ross, LisaT06:30PM-09:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An initial exploration of the fundamental elements that combine to create theatre. Through improvisations, exercises, monologues, and scenes, students learn the techniques of acting and stagecraft to develop their awareness of the process of performance. Enrolment is restricted to those who have received permission of the instructor. This course is also open to first-year students.

Manga and Graphic Novels
ENGL.2413.A
Cornell, ChristineM W04:00PM-05:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An introduction to the related genres of manga, global manga, and graphic novels. Particular attention will be paid to the narrative strategies of manga and graphic novel creators. Works of fantasy and science fiction, as well as more realistic texts, will be explored. (Post-1800.)

Irish Literature
ENGL.2463.A
Sawler, TrevorT TH02:30PM-03:50PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] A survey of the major figures in twentieth century Irish literature including W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, and Seamus Heaney. The Irish nationalism is a central focus. The course also includes a film component and features director/auteurs such as Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan. The impact of the Irish diaspora on the literature and film of America is also considered, with special reference to Eugene O'Neill. (Post-1800.)

Atlantic Can. Lit., Film & Art
ENGL.2493.A
Prescott, JoshuaT TH01:00PM-02:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] This course will study the cultural mosaic of Atlantic Canada in fiction, poetry, film, and art. We will begin with settler literature and advance to the present. (Post-1800; Canadian.)

Women Writers I
ENGL.2583.A
Beauchamp Desroches, LissaW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An investigation of women's writing in English before 1800, through poetry, (auto)biography, spiritual memoir, fiction, drama, and theory written by women.

Survey of Children's Lit.
ENGL.2603.A
Fraser, LouiseT TH08:30AM-09:50AM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An investigation of the variety of literature written for children: picture books, fantasy, junior fiction, poetry, nonfiction, etc., and of the role of children's literature in the classroom and the home. (Post-1800.)

Literature and Catholicism II
ENGL.2683.A
Allen, EllaM W F11:30AM-12:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ]An exploration of literature since 1800 which reflects Catholic beliefs, traditions, and perspectives in various ways. The course posits imagination as a means of cognition, the religious imagination, in particular, as a rich and fertile vehicle for understanding and experiencing the relationship between the human and the divine. Readings include works from a variety of genres and authors, such as Newman, Hopkins, Eliot, O'Connor, Merton, and de Chardin. (Categories: Cultural Studies).

Reading Popular Culture
ENGL.2693.A
Desroches, DennisT TH11:30AM-12:50PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] Reading Popular Culture familiarizes students with important theoretical trends in the study of culture. Specific emphasis will be placed on key aspects of visual culture-television, film, the graphic novel, YouTube, fashion, and video games will be especially significant. We will also look at the history of leisure and entertainment to help us understand what it means to be both a producer and a consumer of popular culture. (Post-1800)

Fiction,Drama & Film
ENGL.2723.A
Donovan, StewartT04:00PM-06:50PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] A study of novels, short fiction, drama, and film as narrative. Students are introduced to, among other things, the major narrative techniques and innovations in the history of cinema. (Post-1800.)

The Art of Fact
ENGL.2783.A
Titus, AndrewM06:30PM-09:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An exploration of the development and practice of the literary nonfiction of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, with attention to the work of such journalists as James Agee, George Orwell, John McPhee, Joan Didion, Tracy Kidder, Lillian Ross, Hunter Thompson, Peter Gzowski, Truman Capote and others. Attention will be paid to the contexts in which literary journalists practice their craft and the extent to which it is a consciously practiced genre. (Post-1800.)

History of the English Lang.
ENGL.2813.A
Wilkie, RodgerM W F01:30PM-02:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] This course traces the English language from its Indo-European and Germanic origins to its current world language status. Students will explore contacts with other languages, and the social forces behind those contacts. We will also address the question of whether English constitutes one language or many. (Language)

Advanced Prose Workshop
ENGL.3113.A
Robinson-Smith, AnthonyM W F12:30PM-01:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] This is an advanced course for students who discovered an affinity for creative prose in the introductory course(s). This course will provide the opportunity for students to generate and rewrite work. Prerequisite: ENGL 2103 or 2123.

Adv. Acting & Theatre Prod.
ENGL.3216.A1
Ross, LisaW02:30PM-05:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] A course that focuses on the text as a performance vehicle written not only for readers, but more immediately for actors, directors, and designers. The course includes a public production. In-class presentations are also a major component of the course. Enrolment is restricted to those who have received permission from the instructor. Prerequisite: ENGL 2233.

Shakespeare & Drama of His Age
ENGL.3316.A1
Cornell, ChristineT TH01:00PM-02:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] A study of plays of Shakespeare, his predecessors, and contemporaries such as Marlowe and Jonson. (Pre-1800.)

Victorian Literature Survey
ENGL.3383.A
Staff, W F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[3. Advanced Course]Through a study of British poetry, prose (fiction and non-fiction), and drama, students discover the Victorians' profound impact - politically, geographically, scientifically, technologically, sexually, historically - on Western culture. (Categories: Cultural Studies, National or Regional).

Irish Film
ENGL.3483.A
Donovan, StewartW04:00PM-06:50PM
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[3. Advanced Course] A study of native Irish culture and the culture of the Irish diaspora. Students view films of high realist auteurs as well as adaptations of novels, short stories, and plays to the big screen. (Post-1800.)

NB Literature, Film & Art
ENGL.3493.A
Tremblay, AnthonyT TH10:00AM-11:20AM
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[3. Advanced Course] This course will study the cultural mosaic of New Brunswick in fiction, poetry, film, music, and art. We will begin with settler literature and advance to the present. This course will also undertake archival research. (Post-1800; Canadian.)

The Film of Politics
ENGL.3673.A
Donovan, StewartTH04:00PM-06:50PM
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[3. Advanced Course] This course surveys the portrayal of political themes in selected narrative fiction films from the beginnings of cinema to the present day. Students will study the cinema of major auteurs, the movie of Hollywood and the critically acclaimed films of Art House and World Cinema. (Post-1800.)

Spec. Topics: Pre-1800 Lit. I
ENGL.3943.A
Klein, AndrewM W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[3. Advanced Course] The content of this course will reflect the expertise of Department faculty and consist of advanced treatment of a topic, genre, author, or authors in one or more areas of specialization in pre-1800 literature, including Medieval, Renaissance, Seventeenth-century, or Eighteenth-century English literature.

Spec.Topics:Novels & Hmrt
ENGL.4776.A1
Morgan, DawnTH02:30PM-05:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] A study of the co-emergence of the modern novel and the discourse of human rights in later eighteenth century England.

Sp.Top:Homemade Apocalypse
ENGL.4796.A1
Desroches, DennisT02:30PM-05:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] This seminar course offers students the conceptual tools necessary for a deep understanding, and trenchant critique, of contemporary cultural practices. Readings across several fields of study will be brought to bear on popular culture's most dominant issues, and most urgent questions. Such questions include, but are not limited to: income inequality, food security, techno-economics, climate change, grassroots social movements, media bias, governmentality, and the very limits of capitalist democracy as it transforms, and deforms, under the pressure of neoliberal ideology.

Winter Semester 2019

CourseInstrDaysTime
English Literatures
ENGL.1016.A2
Klein, AndrewM W F10:30AM-11:20AM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.B2
McConnell, KathleenM W F11:30AM-12:20PM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.C2
Morgan, DawnM W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.D2
Allen, EllaW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

English Literatures
ENGL.1016.E2
Tremblay, AnthonyT TH01:00PM-02:20PM
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[1. Introductory Course] An introduction to literatures in English including, but not restricted to, the British literary canon. It teaches students to read and write effectively, and to locate texts in history and culture. The course includes a chronological introduction sensitive to the structures and intersections of literary periods

Research Methods in English
ENGL.2013.C
Whittaker, RobinT TH02:30PM-03:50PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An introduction to the discipline and practice of English; specifically, the use of research and scholarly sources in academic writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1006.

Creative Writing: Strategies
ENGL.2123.A
Staff, M W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] A course for students interested in writing poetry, prose, and/or scripts. Along with writing assignments and workshopping (critiquing each others' work), students give presentations or blog on topics that will help them understand current issues relevant to writers. This course is also open to first-year students. Prerequisite: 5-10 page sample of work submitted to the instructor at least a week before registration, or ENGL 2113.

Acting & Theatre Prod. II
ENGL.2233.A
Ross, LisaT06:30PM-09:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] Continued exploration of the fundamental elements that combine to create theatre. Through improvisations, exercises, monologues, and scenes, students learn the techniques of acting and stagecraft to further their awareness of the process of performance. Enrolment is restricted to those who have received permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: ENGL 2213.

Literature, Technology,Culture
ENGL.2393.A
Sawler, TrevorM W F10:30AM-11:20AM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] This course will examine various kinds of technological change, from the invention of the printing press to the advent of the Web. We will consider how these changes have shaped our fears, expectations, and understandings of self and culture. The course will emphasize print literature while recognizing and evaluating new media. (Post-1800.)

Study of Drama - An Intro
ENGL.2523.A
Smith, LeslieM W F11:30AM-12:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An exploration from Greek theatre to contemporary works of the theatrical conventions, significant trends, playwrights and performers that inform and construct the social practice of theatre. Emphasis is placed both on close textual study of the works and the realities of staging productions.

Science Fiction II:Themes
ENGL.2563.A
Sawler, TrevorM W F01:30PM-02:30PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ]An exploration of central themes in science fiction from the New Wave of the 1960s to the present. Issues such as gender, the environment, technology, the alien, and others are the focus. (Categories: Genres, Cultural Studies).

Women Writers II
ENGL.2593.A
Beauchamp Desroches, LissaW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An investigation of women's writing in English after 1800, through poetry, (auto)biography, fiction, drama, film, and theory written by women.

History of Children's Lit.
ENGL.2613.A
Smith, LeslieT TH08:30AM-09:50AM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An investigation of the history of children's literature, this course uses the resources of UNB's Children's Literature Collection to explore the development of literature for children.

Fiction,Drama & Film:II
ENGL.2733.A
Donovan, StewartT04:00PM-06:50PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ]A study of the nature of narrative in fiction, drama, and film, but there is a more specific consideration of the art of adaptation - its thematic, technical, and aesthetic triumphs and pitfalls. (Categories: Genres, Cultural Studies).

Major Canadian Writers
ENGL.2753.A
Prescott, JoshuaT TH01:00PM-02:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] An examination of selected writers who have made a significant contribution to Canadian literature. (Post-1800; Canadian/American literature).

Contemporary Theory I
ENGL.2803.A
Klein, AndrewM W F12:30PM-01:20PM
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[2. Intermediate Course ] The primary concern of this course is to familiarize students with the social, political, cultural, and philosophical presuppositions of theoretical inquiry into literary texts. We shall begin by focusing on introductory commentaries and shall proceed from there to examine certain primary theoretical texts in their specific relation to literary examples. (Post-1800; Language.)

Spec. Topics : Visual Texts
ENGL.3133.A
McConnell, KathleenTH06:30PM-09:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] We constantly encounter texts and images together, from advertisements, through graphic novels, to the high-art work of artists like Rene Magritte. However, the part of the brain that processes images is on the opposite side of that which process text, which means that images and text are always in a state of dynamic tension. In this creative writing course, students will create and discuss work exploring that tension. Prerequisite: either ENGL 2113: Creative Writing Skills, or ENGL 2123: Creative Writing Strategies.

Adv. Acting & Theatre Prod.
ENGL.3216.A2
Ross, LisaW02:30PM-05:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] A course that focuses on the text as a performance vehicle written not only for readers, but more immediately for actors, directors, and designers. The course includes a public production. In-class presentations are also a major component of the course. Enrolment is restricted to those who have received permission from the instructor. Prerequisite: ENGL 2233.

Shakespeare & Drama of His Age
ENGL.3316.A2
Cornell, ChristineT TH01:00PM-02:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] A study of plays of Shakespeare, his predecessors, and contemporaries such as Marlowe and Jonson. (Pre-1800.)

Canadian Poetry
ENGL.3403.A
Tremblay, AnthonyT TH10:00AM-11:20AM
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[3. Advanced Course] A tracing of the development of a uniquely Canadian poetic voice from the eighteenth century beginnings of Canadian poetry, through the Confederation and early modernist periods, to its flowering in Montreal in the 1950s and the west coast in the 1960s. (Post-1800; Canadian.)

Irish Film II
ENGL.3473.A
Donovan, StewartW04:00PM-06:50PM
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[3. Advanced Course] In this course students will study native Irish culture and the culture of the diaspora through the medium of film. The course continues to explore the themes outlined in Irish Film I, but there is a more sustained concentration on films produced from the 1980s to the present. (Post-1800.)

The Classical Epic
ENGL.3503.A
Wilkie, RodgerW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[3. Advanced Course] An introduction to the conventions of the epic and to classical mythology. Texts may include Epic of Gilgamesh, Homer's Iliad, and Vergil's Aeneid. All texts are in translation. (Pre-1800.)

Contemporary Theatre
ENGL.3593.A
Whittaker, RobinT TH11:30AM-12:50PM
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[3. Advanced Course] Through critical analysis and interpretation of dramatic texts, this course explores plays, playwrights, and major aesthetic movements in the theatre from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Gender, feminism, and queer theory; the avant-garde and experimental performance; violence, nationalism, and monarchy; and race, postcoloniality, and contemporary life are examined in dramatic texts and performances. (Post-1800)

Spec. Topics: Pre-1800 Lit.II
ENGL.3953.A
Klein, AndrewM W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[3. Advanced Course] The content of this course will reflect the expertise of Department faculty and consist of advanced treatment of a topic, genre, author, or authors in one or more areas of specialization in pre-1800 literature, including Medieval, Renaissance, Seventeenth-century, or Eighteenth-century English literature.

Senior Proj. in Creative Writ.
ENGL.4153.A
McConnell, KathleenT06:30PM-09:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] The Senior Project gives a student the opportunity to work on an extended project, as author, translator or chief editor. Beginning with a proposal including a description of the project and a survey of similar works, students will create or compile an extended text. It is recommended that students take ENGL 4153 in their final year of study. The prerequisites are one of the following courses: ENGL 3103, 3113, 3123, or 3133 and permission of the instructor.

Spec.Topics: Microperformance
ENGL.4223.A
Whittaker, RobinW06:30PM-09:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] Performance is a way of knowing. In this capstone course in the Drama Concentration, students engage in Performance-Based Research in order to develop a series of microperformances on contemporary issues in contrasting theatrical forms. These forms may include invisible theatre, forum theatre, naturalism, agitprop, devised theatre, futurism, and Brechtian epic theatre. Enrolment is restricted to students who have received permission from the instructor. Pre-requisite: ENGL 2013 or Research Methods in any discipline.

Spec.Topics:Novels & Hmrt
ENGL.4776.A2
Morgan, DawnTH02:30PM-05:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] A study of the co-emergence of the modern novel and the discourse of human rights in later eighteenth century England.

Sp.Top:Homemade Apocalypse
ENGL.4796.A2
Desroches, DennisT02:30PM-05:20PM
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[3. Advanced Course] This seminar course offers students the conceptual tools necessary for a deep understanding, and trenchant critique, of contemporary cultural practices. Readings across several fields of study will be brought to bear on popular culture's most dominant issues, and most urgent questions. Such questions include, but are not limited to: income inequality, food security, techno-economics, climate change, grassroots social movements, media bias, governmentality, and the very limits of capitalist democracy as it transforms, and deforms, under the pressure of neoliberal ideology.

Last Published: Sat Jul 21 06:15:03 2018